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Hutchinson police searching for bank robbery suspect

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed Peoples Bank and Trust in Hutchinson this morning.

The man entered the bank's west doors and demanded money from a bank employee, Hutchinson Police Capt. Troy Hoover said.

Although he did not display a weapon, the suspect made gestures suggesting he had one.

The subject fled through the east doors of the bank at 1020 N. Main with an undisclosed amount of money, Hoover said. No injuries were reported.

The FBI has released photos of the suspect taken from security cameras.

The suspect is a white man about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 165 pounds. He had a goatee and was wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses and a dark short-sleeved T-shirt with the word ARMY on the front.

He also wore blue jeans and white tennis shoes and was carrying a blue backpack.

Anyone with information on the bank robbery should call Crime Stoppers of Reno County at 620-694-2666 or the Hutchinson Police Department at 620-694-2833.

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